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Images From Around The World Provided By ISON Comet Photography Contest Winners
2014-04-16 12:38:31

National Science Foundation Seven photographers from around the globe received awards for their stunning images of comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) at the Northeast Astronomy Forum held at Rockland Community College today. The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Division of Astronomical Sciences, Astronomy magazine and Discover magazine co-sponsored the photo contest with three categories for entry: 1) Cameras and tripods without the use of tracking or telescopes; 2) Piggyback cameras riding...

Time Travelers On The Internet? Researchers Find No Evidence
2014-01-05 05:34:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Given how fascinated our culture is with both social media and time travel, wouldn’t someone who actually had a Tardis or a tricked-out DeLorean be tweeting about or sharing pictures of his/her experiences? That’s exactly what the authors of a new study tried to find out. In an attempt to locate some evidence of time travel, Michigan Technological University physics professor Robert Nemiroff and graduate student Teresa Wilson...

Comet ISON Does Not Survive Perihelion, Only A Ghost Remains
2013-12-02 07:39:23

[ Watch the Video: The Life And Times Of Comet ISON ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In true soap opera fashion, the enigmatic comet ISON has followed a somewhat tumultuous lifestyle. It has kept us on the edge of our seats like a good cliffhanger, and excited us when we least expected it to. Now after and up-and-down journey through the cosmos, ISON has seemingly met its match and it its fate has been sealed once and for all. Astronomers for over a year...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin